Wednesday, 12 March 2014


US stocks fell on Tuesday, with selling picking up late in the session, as investors cashed in some of the recent market gains, but the S&P 500 finished less than 1 percent away from a record high set last week.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 67.43 points or 0.41 percent, to 16,351.25, the S&P 500 lost 9.54 points or 0.51 percent, to 1,867.63 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 27.26 points or 0.63 percent, to 4,307.188.